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Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
. anyone buying had? >>guest: not john boehner, and mcconnell is not either. you heard yesterday when treasury secretary geithner put the plan on the table, mcconnell literally laughed out loud because they saw sticker shot on republican side. they believe the president campaigned on $800 billion tax increases back over the last few months and now suddenly it is doubled to $1.6 trillion because it is not just about going back to the old clinton tax rates and letting the bush rates expire it is also about adding new taxes on capital gains, dividends, et cetera. the push back is the president campaigned on this and he believes he won that argument, and he believes that once republicans give in on the tax argument, at least extend the bush rates for the middle class, as the president says, 98 percent, basically, he will talk about spending cuts and i think that is the other frustration republicans have, they think if they give in on taxes, now, with a promise of spending cuts later, those cuts will never materialize. >>neil: do folks at white house think there will be a deal by the end o
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Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm PST
. thank you very much. thank you, john. in the meantime, the man who brokers some pretty night deals for lawrence taylor, what about this one between president obama and speaker boehner? and like s. or you can get out there and actually like something. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>neil: maybe we just got ahead of ourselves. progress is looking not so good on the budget talks with ed henry at the white house with the latest. i am confused. where are we? >>reporter: santa geithner came to capitol hill and there was optimism but he came without bearing gifts and officer speaker wanted to see something on specific spending cuts. speaker boehner suggested the talks are going form right now. if there is any optimism it is the white house trying to both some life into the talks with too little bits of movement. james carney said the president is now open to spending cuts being part of the fiscal cliff talks. yesterday, the president suggested the tax changes now can be done and spending changes next year and the republicans say, not
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